TooNoisy app

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I had the opportunity to attend a Wisconsin DPI Statewide Autism Training,  Advance Level, Addressing Communication taught by Kate McGinnity, Mary Graczk-McMullen and Daniel Parker. So much great information (I wish I could say I was at an advanced level!).  One of the many apps discussed was called  TooNoisy  which addresses volume regulation for a classroom or individual student. TooNoisey is for iPhone/iPod Touch and iPad.  Here’s what the TooNoisy app looks like:

TooNoisey appTooNoisy provides great visual feedback using familiar graphics and emoticons. A sensitivity level can be set within the settings of the app.

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There is a free TooNoisy app and a TooNoisy Pro app (1.99). The list below describes the differencesbetween free and the Pro level:

TooNoisey pic1I have not used this app (yet) but the visuals are appealing and familiar to many students making it easier for students to understand the concept of Too Noisy! This also could be a great app to help students self-regulate the volume of their voice. I am anxious to try it with at least one of my students.

Carol

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About Carol Leynse Harpold, MS, AdEd, OTR/L, ATP

OTR/L with 30 years experience in pediatrics, school based therapy and adult rehabilitation. Masters of Science in Adaptive Education/Assistive Technology with 15 years experience in AT in education of elementary, middle school, secondary and post secondary students. Experience with adults with disabilities in employment and work transition.
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